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Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao — Saving unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for last
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 01 Apr 2012
Regardless of the outcome of his June 9 fight with Timothy Bradley, eighth-division world champ Manny Pacquiao has calendared three more fights before retiring from professional boxing to continue his rising career in politics.
If indeed Pacquiao will retire in 2013 as he had announced earlier, it Read Full Story >>>
LINARES LOSES BY SHOCK 2ND ROUND TKO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2012
Built up as “The Golden Boy” with no less than Oscar de la Hoya predicting a great future, Venezuela’s Jorge Linares suffered a shocking 2nd round TKO to hard-hitting Mexican Sergio “Yeyo” Thompson in a lightweight title el Read Full Story >>>
Can Hopkins Summon One More Age-Defying Performance?
By Jonathan Yaghoubi, 3MoreRounds.com, 01 Apr 2012
Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson will try to settle the score one more time on April 28, 2012 in a rematch for the WBC and Ring Magazine Light Heavyweight World Titles in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
But the question on everyone’s mind is if the 47-year-old Hopkins has one more classic and exciting Read Full Story >>>
Shocker from Mexico: Jorge Linares dropped and upset by Sergio Thompson
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 01 Apr 2012
Moments ago in Cancun, Quinta Roo, Mexico, former champion Jorge Linares suffered a shocking loss when he was upset by Sergio Thompson at 2:27 of the second. If successful, Li Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's April Fool's Day
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, 01 Apr 2012
OK, we all know what day this is, so please take the following “news flashes” in the spirit of April 1:
*Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have come to terms to meet in the ring this fall. The turning point came when Pacquiao agreed to Olympic-style testing for performance-enhancing drugs, wh Read Full Story >>>
Donaire and his limitless future
By Carlos Cinco, Rappler, 01 Apr 2012
MANILA, Philippines - Nonito Donaire in recent years has emerged as one of the brightest stars of the sport of boxing, gaining not only recognition in the Philippines but also in the entire world.
Donaire stood out amidst a pool of talent with scintillating victories recorded over the biggest na Read Full Story >>>
Bulls excel despite rough schedule
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2012
CHICAGO -- No thanks to a labor strike that locked out the league and shortened this season to 66 games in 127 days, all NBA teams have had their share of woes, sometimes playing three games in three nights.
But no team has had a more difficult schedule than the Chicago Bulls, who started the Read Full Story >>>
PHOTO: KELLY PAVLIK KNOCKS OUT AARAON JACO IN 2ND ROUND
PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2012
March 31, 2012, San Antonio, Texas -- Kelly Pavlik (R) knocks out Aaron Jaco (L) in the 2nd round, Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Pavlik (37-2-0, 32KO) last fought in May last year winning by majority deci Read Full Story >>>
Hot and cold Bulls hold off Pistons
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2012
It wasn't exactly a profile in excellence as the host Chicago Bulls struggled to shoot the ball and were mired in 15 turnovers against the Detroit Pistons Friday night at the United Center.
But following a pattern Read Full Story >>>
TEAM ASIA TAKES 4-3 SERIES LEAD OVER TEAM PHILIPPINES AS CHANG BEATS ALCANO
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2012
TAIWANESE cue artist Chang Yu Long defeated Filipino Ronato "Volcano" Alcano bagging the top prize of the Philippine Bigtime Billiards Face-Off series on Saturday at the Airport Pagcor Casino in Paranaque City.
Chang won two straight racks to edged Alcano, 9-7, in the race-to-9 event backed up b Read Full Story >>>
An Uncertain Time: Juan Manuel López Waits for His Future
By Carlos Acevedo, The Cruelest Sport, 01 Apr 2012
Juan Manuel López, who went before the Puerto Rico Boxing Commission last Monday in a hearing to determine disciplinary action against him for his allegations against referee Roberto Ramírez, Sr., may be facing more than just a lengthy suspension in the next few weeks. During the hearing, López shoc Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy Pride revisited
By Rico Navarro, The Philippine Star, 01 Apr 2012
Another Pinoy Pride. Another packed venue. Another TV high rater. Another Pinoy Win. Pinoy Pride indeed.
After 13 editions of Pinoy Pride and a host of others before these that weren’t part of the series, it sure looks like the series has now become a significant part of local boxing. I can still Read Full Story >>>
Talking Boxing at the Barbershop; Month in review
By Igor Frank, Examiner.com, 01 Apr 2012
Mornings at Dave’s Barbershop in Glendale, talking boxing and being made fun off has become my favorite past time in recent years. If you share my passion for raw boxing talk Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Wants Fight To Happen
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 01 Apr 2012
MANILA, Philippines — Floyd Mayweather continues to look forward to that day when he shares the ring with the fighter many believe is on equal footing with him.
Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) Chief Executive Officer Richard Schaefer told an on-line radio station in England recently that Mayweather “ Read Full Story >>>
Is There a Political Vendetta Against Manny Pacquiao?
By Charles Jay, Boxing Insider, 01 Apr 2012
Manny Pacquiao may have formulated a pretty good (in his mind) reason why he has been asked to provide information about his income to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in the Philippines.
Somebody has a political vendetta against him.
Pacquiao’s latest is that he is being punished for his Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales–from mania to murmur
By Percy D. Della, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 Apr 2012
SACRAMENTO—Erik Morales sparked boxing mania in Mexico for 20 years.
His trilogy with Manny Pacquiao will go down as one of the best in ring history.
Now, the great fighter they call “El Terrible”—the last man to have defeated Pacquiao—is but a murmur and a concern for fans waiting for him to Read Full Story >>>
Linares Ready For Next Step Of The Rest Of His Career
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, 01 Apr 2012
Shortly after the disastrous ending to his last fight, Jorge Linares was described by HBO color commentator Max Kellerman as a fighter who is perhaps less than the sum of his parts.
The comment was made for good reason, as the fight itself was a metaphor for Linares’ career to date. The supremel Read Full Story >>>
This is no Illusion: Pavlik Returns
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2012
For better or worse, former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik will always be linked with Youngstown, Ohio. However, since the start of 2012, he has been ensconced in Oxnard, California, where he’s not just trying to resuscitate his flagging career but bring some stability to his life. Pavlik, sched Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan Livid: Brook Talks Like a Queer, No Fight Ever!
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, 01 Apr 2012
The war of words between British boxers Amir Khan (26-2, 18KOs) and Kell Brook (27-0, 18KOs) has gotten personal. Brook and his promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport, have been baiting Khan for the last few months. The two boxers have been trading verbal jabs through the press, but Khan recently Read Full Story >>>
Lundy talks to 8CN about his victory over Dannie Williams
By Brad Cooney, 8countnews, 01 Apr 2012
Lightweight contender Hank Lundy (22-1-11KO-1D) sat down with 8CountNews and talked about his very impressive victory over prospect Dannie Williams. Lundy put forth one of his best performances of his career last night on ESPN FNF's. He recovered from a 1st round flash knockdown and basically domi Read Full Story >>>